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PDS crisis: MiDA forged PURC, Energy Commission letterheads to secure deal – Group

The Coalition of Stakeholders on Electricity Contracts and Arrangements has added its voice to accusations of fraud against the Millennium Development Authority (MiDA) in the PDS/ECG concession agreement. At a public stakeholders forum in Accra, Wednesday, Richard Nyamah, the forum’s convener, said MiDA, the institution in charge of the Millennium Challenge Compact II in Read More
Entertainment

Presby Church rejected my National Service posting because of my hair – KiDi

Singer Dennis Nana Dwamena popularly known as KiDi, has disclosed that the Presbyterian Church refused him the opportunity to do his National Service at its Headquarters in Accra, after he was posted there. Graduates from tertiary institutions in Ghana are obliged to carry out a compulsory 12-month National Service supervised by the National Service Secretariat. […]Read More
Entertainment

Berla Mundi quits EIB Network

Popular radio and TV personality, Berla Mundi has revealed that she’s leaving Bola Ray’s Excellence In Broadcasting (EIB) Network in a lengthy post on Instagram. People are speculating that she is heading to Media General Group, operators of TV3 but we cannot be certain at this point. She thanked Bola Ray for realizing and harnessing […]Read More
Regional

Musician in court over theft

An Accra Circuit Court has remanded a 26-year-old musician for allegedly stealing items and cash belonging to a soldier and his family. The amount allegedly stolen include $24,100, 1,580 Euros and GH¢11,800.00. Prince Opoku, alias Agyenkwaah, pleaded not guilty to unlawful entry, causing unlawful harm and stealing. He will make his next appearance on August […]Read More
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‘Confused’ NPP gov’t can’t be trusted with PDS fiasco probe – Ablakwa

The Minority in Parliament has justified its decision to petition the US government to investigate the Power Distribution Services (PDS) concession debacle. According to the Minority, the government is already ‘confused’ on how to deal decisively with the matter. Ranking Member on Parliament’s Committee on Foreign Affairs, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa said the government’s poor Read More
General Politics

Political parties declare support for investigation into PDS deal

Three political parties have expressed diverse views on the suspension of the Power Distribution Service (PDS) deal. Whereas the Great Consolidated Popular Party (GCPP) and the Liberal Party of Ghana (LPG) commended the government for initiating investigations into the PDS concession deal, the People’s National Convention (PNC) called for a cancellation of the contract Read More
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Amidu, Domelevo hailed as ‘superheroes’ for anti-corruption fight

Ghana’s Special Prosecutor, Mr Martin Amidu and Auditor-General, Mr Daniel Domelevo, have been hailed as superheroes for their unwavering fight against corruption. Danish Ambassador to Ghana, Tove Gegnbol, said the two persons have gained international admiration for their work. “One of the persons is the Special Prosecutor and anti-corruption person Martin Amidu and the Read More
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PDS scandal: Minority’s petition to U.S. govt ‘disappointingly unsurprising’ – Oppong Nkrumah

The government has expressed disappointment in a petition by the Minority for the United States government to commission a formal investigation into the Power Distribution Services (PDS) scandal which has rocked Ghana’s energy sector. The petition signed by Minority Leader Haruna Iddrisu, was personally hand-delivered to the U.S. Embassy in Accra on Wednesday, 14 August Read More
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PDS scandal: Probe ‘marauding greedy cabal’ – Minority petitions U.S. gov’t

The Minority in Parliament has petitioned the United States Ambassador to Ghana, Stephanie S. Sullivan, demanding a formal investigation by the United States government into the Power Distribution Services (PDS) scandal which has rocked Ghana’s energy sector. The petition signed by Minority Leader Haruna Iddrisu, was personally hand-delivered to the U.S. Embassy in Accra Read More